T-Mobile Launches LTE in Seven Markets
Updated: added reference to phones
T-Mobile USA today launched its LTE 4G network in seven markets around the U.S. The new markets include: Baltimore; Houston; Kansas City; Las Vegas; Phoenix; San Jose, Calif.; and Washington, D.C. According to T-Mobile, its LTE network will cover 100 million Americas by the middle of the year, and 200 million by the end of the year. T-Mobile didn't specify which markets, after the initial seven, will be next to receive LTE coverage. T-Mobile also said which of its devices will be able to access its LTE network. They include the Samsung Galaxy S 4 and Galaxy Note II, BlackBerry Z10, HTC One, and the T-Mobile Sonic 2.0 Mobile HotSpot LTE.
T-Mobile Targets Rural Areas for 600 MHz Service, Starting with Cheyenne
T-Mobile today said it has activated its first 600 MHz cell site in Cheyenne, Wyo. T-Mobile is using Nokia equipment to provide LTE coverage across Cheyenne in the 600 MHz band.
AT&T Shows Off '5G Evolution' Mobile Hotspot
AT&T today announced the Netgear Nighthawk Mobile Hotspot Router, what it calls the first 5G evolution mobile hotspot. The device supports AT&T's test 5G networks in select markets, such as Austin, Texas, and AT&T's existing LTE 4G network everywhere else.
T-Mobile Nearly Done Integrating MetroPCS
T-Mobile today said it has migrated the majority of MetroPCS customers off the company's legacy CDMA network and onto its own LTE network. T-Mobile says fewer than 500,000 MetroPCS customers are still using the CDMA network.
T-Mobile Says LTE Footprint Now Matches Sprint
T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray said the company's LTE 4G network now covers 280 million POPS. That's a slight improvement from the 275 million POPs T-Mobile said it covered at the end of April.
San Jose speed test please post